Student Spotlight

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Sydney Bihn     

Sydney Bihn, an aerospace engineering student at the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, was selected from an elite pool of applicants to attend a three-day event for the nation’s top engineering, computer science, design and business students.

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Michael Parker

Michael Parker, a senior Mechatronics student, was recently accepted into a year-long internship, in computer-aided sheet metal design for Bessamaire HVEC, a Heating, Ventilation, and Evaporative cooling company.

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Laurel Praeter

We would like to take a moment to brag about senior mechatronics student Laurel Praeter. Making the most of her time at Kent State’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering, she’s consistently looking for new experiences to grow her portfolio.

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Sai Chittimalla

Aviation Management Student is Ahead of the Curve. Sai Chittimalla, an aeronautics senior became the first Kent State University aviation management student to pass the American Association of Airport Executives: Airfield Operations Certification exam, and in record time. 

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Dr. Yanhai Du (pictured with Pitmon)

Cassette Le’Shaunne Pitmon

Cassette Le’Shaunne Pitmon, a junior in the air traffic control program and a double minor in aircraft dispatch and unmanned aircraft systems was chosen as a McNair Scholar for Kent State University’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate                                                                       Achievement Program.

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Steven Westlake

Steven Westlake

Steven Westlake, a senior mechatronics student at the College of Aeronautics and Engineering has worked with Darwin Boyd, Ph.D., to design industrial robots and considers Mechatronics II to be his favorite class.


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